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To make something smaller - synonyms or related words

reduce

verb

to make something smaller or less in size, amount, importance etc

thin

verb

to make something smaller in number, amount, or size

compact

verb

to make something smaller or firmer by pressing it, or to become smaller or firmer in this way

shrivel

verb

to make something smaller and thinner than usual

shrink

verb

to make something smaller in size

condense

verb

to make something shorter or smaller

dwarf

verb

to make someone seem small

scale down

to make something smaller in size, amount etc than it used to be

constrict

verb

formal

to become smaller or narrower, or to make something do this

let down

British

to allow the air to go out of something such as a car tyre

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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